25 Hostels in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. You can choose from 25 Kaohsiung hostels. In total, there are 44 cheap places to stay in Kaohsiung such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $17 for a dorm.

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Kaohsiung Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kaohsiung, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Kaohsiung


(D'well Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Kaohsiung


(Comma Hostel is the best rated)

Most Kaohsiung hostels are located in

Xinxing District, Sanmin District, Yancheng District

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Kaohsiung for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Kaohsiung for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Kaohsiung? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Kaohsiung alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Kaohsiung. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Kaohsiung (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Kaohsiung is also named and spelled Kaohsiung City - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Kaohsiung here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Taitung City Taitung City (87 Km / 54 mi.)
Chiayi City Chiayi City (97 Km / 60 mi.)

FAQ about Kaohsiung Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Kaohsiung. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Kaohsiung. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Kaohsiung Hostels

A hostel in Kaohsiung costs on average $17 for a dorm. A hostel in Kaohsiung with private rooms costs on average $26.

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  • 14 hotel
  • 4 guesthouse
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Kaohsiung.

Comma Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Kaohsiung.
It offers: Pub Crawls.

Travel Tips for Kaohsiung - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Kaohsiung

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Kaohsiung and Taiwan.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Kaohsiung